Horsford Road, SW2

2 bedroom flat for sale
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  • Two bedrooms
  • South-facing private garden
  • Victorian conversion
  • Recently refurbished
  • Planning permission granted for a wrap-around extension
  • Bright and airy
  • Separate kitchen and reception room
  • Moments to local shops, cafes and bars
  • Brixton Station within seven minutes
  • Brockwell Park a short stroll away

Property details

A beautifully finished, recently refurbished two bedroom flat with a private South-facing garden, arranged over the ground floor of an attractive period conversion ideally situated on a quiet street within close proximity to a multitude of amenities including two of Brixton’s most popular primary schools, bars cafes and shops, an eight-minute stroll from the fantastic transport links at Brixton station.

This fantastic property feels like a home from the moment you walk through the door, a tasteful and stylish mix of contemporary décor combined with charming characteristics. Nestled behind large bay windows furnished with plantation shutters, sits an appealing reception room boasting high ceilings decorated with ornate cornicing, modern alcove storage and wooden flooring. With ample space to lounge, this heart of the home is perfect for cosying up in front of the feature fireplace.

Recently installed, the separate kitchen boasts aesthetic appeal with neutral yet modern styling created by wooden work surfaces spanning lustrous white cabinetry, offset by a flash of distinction with a trendy mirrored splashback wall, bouncing natural light from the adjacent window around the room. Integrated appliances and ample storage provide the ideal kitchen for any passionate home chef, with a sociable breakfast bar area this room is the perfect space to entertain whilst cooking up a tasty treat.

The principal bedroom is a sizeable double, peacefully tucked to the rear of the property, overlooking the garden. Generous built-in wardrobe space, brand new wooden flooring and dual aspect windows create a calm setting in which to unwind, with a large-pane patio door providing garden access and allowing fresh air to breeze through the room. The second bedroom also enjoys direct access out into the garden and provides a space that can be repurposed to suit the needs of the purchaser, whether as a bedroom, guest room, nursery or a sunny home office as it is currently set up.

Fresh and contemporary, the newly fitted bathroom sits adjacent, tastefully finished with spotlights and track lighting and the chic black touches of a crittall-style shower screen and heated towel rail. Furnished with both shower and bath, ideal for a relaxing soak in the bubbles after a stroll around nearby Brockwell Park. A large cellar, perfect for storing away those items not needed on a daily basis completes the interior of this attractive home.

A large South-East facing private garden is set to the rear, the ideal low-maintenance green spot for hosting summer BBQs, whiling away Sunday morning with the paper or soaking up the sun.

It’s easy to forget that you are indeed only a stone’s throw from the heart of Brixton and Brockwell Park, ideal for buyers who want to be close to the action, whilst enjoying a peaceful setting and sufficient amenities and further property potential to offer longevity to the suitability of this charming home which has planning permission approved for a wrap-around extension.

Horsford Road is a sought-after leafy street that enjoys a neighbourly community atmosphere and is situated an eight-minute walk to central Brixton and the Victoria Line, and a five-minute stroll to the green open spaces of Brockwell Park. A fourteen-minute walk across the park brings you to Herne Hill station and the many pubs, cafes and the market in sleepy Herne Hill. Both Sudbourne School and Corpus Christi primary schools (Ofsted rated Outstanding) are also within a few moments’ walk. Purchasers will have the amenities on Brixton Hill within touching distance, including F Mondays, Stir Coffee, Pizza Brixton and the White Horse Pub. Excellent transport links are on offer with the first stop on the Victoria Line at Brixton tube station and multiple day and night buses running up and down Brixton Hill, whisking you down to the tube and onwards into central London.

EPC rating: C (72)

Floor plan


Front door to work

An estimate of the journey times to popular London destinations, using the first fast train after 8am.

  • Victoria 20 mins
  • South Bank 25 mins
  • London Bridge 26 mins
  • The City 28 mins
  • Canary Wharf 39 mins


0.6 mi / 11 mins walk

Route & info

Victoria Line services every three mins (approx) to Finsbury Park and Walthamstow Central.


0.7 mi / 13 mins walk

Route & info

4 trains direct to Victoria per hour and 4 to Orpington via Herne Hill

Herne Hill

0.9 mi / 18 mins walk

Route & info

ZONE 2. First Capital Connect services to Victoria, Blackfriars and Wimbledon.

Clapham North

1 mi / 19 mins walk

Route & info

ZONE 2, Northern Line underground station with trains north via Bank or Charing Cross every five minutes (approx)

Clapham High Street

1.1 mi / 21 mins walk

Route & info

ZONE 2 Overground line between Highbury and Islington and Clapham Junction with trains every 5 minutes (approx). Limited service of Southeastern trains to Victoria too.

Clapham Common

1.1 mi / 22 mins walk

Route & info

ZONE 2, Northern Line underground station with trains north via Bank or Charing Cross every five minutes (approx)

Loughborough Junction

1.2 mi / 24 mins walk

Route & info

Trains north to Blackfriars (8 mins), Farrindon (15 mins) and Kings Cross/St Pancras (18 mins) and beyond up to north west London every 10 mins at rush hour.


1.4 mi / 26 mins walk

Route & info

ZONE 2, Northern Line and Victoria Line underground station with trains north via Bank or Charing Cross every five minutes on the Morden to Barnet/Edgeware, Northern Line (approx) and Via Victoria on the Brixton to Walhamstow Central, Victoria Line.

Wandsworth Road

1.6 mi / 31 mins walk

Route & info

ZONE 2. Overground and Southeastern services to Clapham Junction, Highbury and Islington via Canada Water and sporadically to Victoria and Battersea Park. 

Clapham South

1.7 mi / 34 mins walk

Route & info

ZONE 2 (and 3), Northern Line underground station with trains north via Bank or Charing Cross every five minutes (approx)

Brixton area highlights

Brixton is a melting pot of culture, cuisine and creativity. An explosion of inventive, new restaurants, pop-ups, fashion stores and art galleries sit alongside the many great pubs, music venues and nightclubs that have been around for years. Transport links are excellent, with London Underground (Victoria Line) trains reaching central London in 12 minutes. If you’re craving green space, Brockwell Park and its famed Art Deco lido are close by. Brixton brings together all the best things about London and is one of the most vibrant and diverse places to live south of the river.

Brixton area guide

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